What is the antonym of “launder”?
The antonyms of launder are dirty, soil, and stain. The antonyms dirty, soil, and stain convey a negative or unclean state. It implies a lack of cleanliness, purity, or hygiene.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Covered or marked with an unclean substance; not clean.
He refused to wear the dirty shirt and asked his mother to wash it.
Make dirty or stained; damage the appearance or quality of something.
The rain soiled her white dress and left a muddy mark on it.
A mark made on something, especially by a liquid, that is difficult to remove.
The red wine stain on the carpet was hard to get rid of.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Dirty refers to something that is covered or marked with an unclean substance.
- 2Soil means to make something dirty or stained, damaging its appearance or quality.
- 3Stain is a mark made on something, especially by a liquid, that is difficult to remove.
Good things to know
- 1Laundry: Use launder to describe the process of washing clothes, sheets, or towels.
- 2Cleaning: Use dirty, soil, and stain to describe the negative state of something that needs cleaning.
- 3Housekeeping: Incorporate these antonyms in conversations to discuss household chores and cleaning tasks.